Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest, Band 2

G. Bell and Sons, 1885
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Seite 571 - You have chosen me from a low estate to be your queen and companion, far beyond my desert or desire. If then you found me worthy of such honour, good your grace, let not any light fancy, or bad counsel of mine enemies, withdraw...
Seite 452 - Judge, to spare me the extremity of this new court until I may be advertised what way and order my friends in Spain will advise me to take. And if ye will not extend to me so much indifferent favour, your pleasure then be fulfilled, and to God I commit my cause ! ' And with that she rose up, making a low courtesy to the King, and so departed from thence.
Seite 469 - My lord and dear husband, I commend me unto you. The hour of my death draweth fast on, and, my case being such, the tender love I owe you forceth me, with a few words, to put you in remembrance of the health and safe-guard of your soul, which you ought to prefer before all worldly matters, and before the care and tendering of your own body, for the which you have cast me into many miseries, and yourself into many cares. For my part I do pardon you all, yea, I do wish and devoutly pray God, that He...
Seite 469 - But I forgive you all, and pray God to do so likewise. For the rest, I commend unto you Mary our daughter, beseeching you to be a good father to her, as I have heretofore desired.
Seite 189 - Towcester's field; Gathering, in its guilty flood, The carnage and the ill-spilt blood, That forty thousand lives could yield. Cressy was to this but sport, Poictiers but a pageant vain, And the victory of Spain Seem'da strife for pastime meant, And the work of Agincourt Only like a tournament: Half the blood which there was spent. Had sufficed again to gain Anjou and ill-yielded Maine: Normandy and Aquitaine, And our Lady's ancient towers, Maugre all the Valois...
Seite 571 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since have pointed unto, your Grace being not ignorant of my suspicion therein.
Seite 179 - Monday afternoon the Queen came to him, and brought my Lord Prince* with her, and then he asked what the prince's name was, and the queen told him Edward ; and then he held up his hands, and thanked God thereof.
Seite 524 - I pray once a day for that end, hoping that at length my prayers will be heard. I wish the time may be short; but I shall think it long till we shall see one another.
Seite 571 - I judged her to bear towards God and his Gospel; so, if she be proved culpable, there is not one that loveth God and his Gospel that ever will favour her, but must hate her above all other; and the more they favour the Gospel, the more they will hate her; for then there was never creature in our time that so much slandered the Gospel.
Seite 502 - I marvel not a little,' quoth he, 'of thy peevish folly, that thou wouldest tangle and ensure thyself with a foolish girl yonder in the court, I mean Anne Boleyn. Dost thou not consider the estate that God hath called thee unto in this world ? For after the death of thy noble father, thou art most like to inherit and possess one of the most worthiest earldoms of this realm.

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